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revenue from membership dues f. you're not a member of the society, please join us or renew your membership today. i should note that anyone who joins or renews a membership today will receive a free autographed copy of our keynote speaker's new book, the title of which is martin's dream: my journey and the legacy of martin luther king, jr. we have a terrific program planned for you today. of course, the heart of the program will be our speaker, will be the remarks of our keynote speaker dr. claiborne parson. you have a program in front of you -- with you, and we will be following the program. we do have a number of members of the city's official family here with us today. the list of which i don't have and the number of community dignitaries. i see that we do have supervisor scott wiener, supervisor president of the board of supervisors david chiu, president cisneros, barbara garcia is with us. naomi is going to be part of the program. naomi kelly is with us, kim brandon from the port commission is with us, and a number of others. i'll be getting a list, i'll be able to acknowle
objective being the fire itself. those work out for us here and we can go ahead and use those skills forward as well. thank you very much, we appreciate the opportunity. >> thank you, i'd like to thank our panelists and open it up to our group for any questions of our panelists today. yes, sir, secretary. >> there are a lot of things you can do in a forest that tend to make it easier it fight a fire like most importantly burning off the fuel during the wet season so there's less for the fire to feed on. to what extent in cal fire and all your other things do you encourage people to do things in their forest when you don't have a fire that make it easier and more effective in fighting the fire? >> it's an excellent question, sir. we spend a large time in cal fire on public education and prevention and also with respect to you were talking about fuel, the fuels program, or vegetation management program in cal fire, we have a robust program throughout the state where we are conducting burning operations and vegetation management with prieflt ranch owners and private land own
this is a great start. yes. (applause) >> but we also have tremendous help from people who are helping us create the policies and the accountability in all the different departments. melva davis, kim brandon, willie adams at the port, chuck collins, [speaker not understood], the reverend amos brown, denise tyson, linda richardson, sonya harris, patricia thomas, veronica honeycut, these are just the names of a few of our commissioners who are heading up those very important divisions of our city. and they are joining with me and with the supervisors and with the department heads to do what mrs. obama asked us to do. whenever we occupy these public positions throughout the city or throughout the state or throughout the nation, we do the right thing, we keep the doors of opportunity open and enriched for everybody else. and we're already seeing it happen. yesterday i was at the luncheon for the boys and girls club, wonderful, wonderful entity that's reaching out to all of our young high school kids and make sure they're motivated to go to college. you should have heard them talk about their futures
an account and then wait for the money to come in, i guess. >> she's also using the site to raise money for an ice-skating show she's planning. >> we've seen a lot of teenagers raising money for really interesting projects on fundly. you can raise money for a team, you can raise money for a school, you can raise money for a friend who's in need, you can raise money for medical expenses. >> that's why more and more organizations are using crowdfunding. you can put up links for information and upload photos and video. if you have a good cause, it's a way to reach out far beyond your own community. >> we've seen teenagers say, "you know what? this year for my birthday, don't give me presents. i want to raise money for a cause that i really care about." >> but keep this in mind -- most crowdfunding sites make money by taking a commission on each donation you get. so your first move is to find out just how much their service is going to cost. that's why it's a good idea to get some guidance from a parent or other trusted adult. >> there's still lots ahead, so stay with us. >> we'll be right
, at the pump right now. >> eric: wayne rogers, jonathan honig and sandra smith and also joining us is julie. welcome everybody. so as the national debt continues to soar, unions say they don't want to tolerate spending cuts. >> we won't allow cuts to social security or medicare or medicaid. we are going forward. this is like this. we build it and we're going to take it back! >> no more cuts! >> eric: jonathan is big laborer a reason we won't do it? >> the public education and steel industry and bankrupting unions, as well. only 6% in the private work force. i have to tell you the nerve of richard and the union, the unions is to demand jobs. where do they et off with that. we have more government workers now than we a citizens in 1776 and so many have so much to do. they should be cut. unions need to take a back seat and put this country for once. >> eric: sequestration threatening spending, let's not gog go to sequestration. >> guess what. this is our country. god bless us. they are asking for more money. the debt clock over $16 trillion. this country is in trouble. the money is gone. they
hello? steven, are you with us? let's move on to parents in maryland, on the republican line. caller: thank you for taking my call. i agree with congressman blackburn on the lack of leadership from obama. i think he is out campaigning all the time across the country and across the globe. we have real problems here. we really need to solve them. i think the reason republicans have had to do what we have had to do is because we have a lack of leadership. there is nobody bringing republicans and democrats together. the president should as leader of the nation. he is not in the white house. he is not in the white house. host: who do you see as republican leaders? caller: i think they are representing my ideas, my belief system, and my conservatism. i think they are doing the right thing. host: any leaders in particular? we saw senator rubio give the gop response. caller: i think mark rubio, john mccain, ted cruz, a lot of these congressmen who have been in government for a while, and some of the new ones are doing the job that they were sent there to do. they are representing the
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. >> reporter: in arlington, beth parker, fox 5 news. >> thanks so much for joining us tonight at 10:00. here's brian now with the news edge at 11:00. >>> close encounters of a scary kind above russia this morning, 1,000 people injured by a meteor while an astroid skims by the earth. now the rest of us are wondering what the heck is going on? the blinding flash and the booming shock you heard was an event straight out of a sci-fi movie. the giant meteor blazed across the sky over parts of russia and exploded. let's go to will thomas in the newsroom with more. >> the meteor exploded with the force of an atomic bomb about 12 to 15 miles high. the resulting meteorite scattered across parts of russia, 1,100 people hurt and many sent to the hospital. let's show you again, another day for people out on the roads about 9:30 in the morning there, but nothing normal about that meteor. it was a fireball estimated to be about 50 feet wide, more than 7,000 tons and traveling about 40,000 miles an hour. the dashcams that captured a lot of this video are common in the cars of everyday russian folks because
using zombie prep exercises. tell us what you think at gretawire.com, good night from washington. "the factor" starts now >> bill: "the o'reilly factor" is on. tonight -- >> it was really intense. just because nobody really knew what was going on. you could hear the screams of babies and mothers. i could hear them saying, remember i love you. remember i love you. >> it was bad. it got worse. it wasn't a vacation anymore. it was like survival mode. >> bill: passengers telling horror stories about that stranded carnival cruise ship. now they're back on land. will they get their revenge? we'll have a factor investigation. >> this is not just a gun issue. it's also an issue of the kind of communities we're building. we all share responsibility as citizens to fix it. >> president obama heads back to his hometown of chicago to address the gun violence which has crippled that city. will his message make a difference? >> let us not be deceived. nixon, bush, obama, they're war criminals. >> and a huge rift among liberals as the president takes fire from his base over his controversial dro
budget cuts a. u.s. general odierno talks about potential budget shortfalls. he talked about the sequester cuts that would go into effect next month and the temporary solution to fund the government did it will impact the size and readiness of the u.s. army forces. he made his remarks at the brookings institution. this is over an hour. >> good morning, everyone, and on behalf of brookings and our center for 21st century security, we're honored to have the chief of staff of the army, general ray odierno, to speak. you are aware of the challenges of the budget process and our future military planning as well as current operations. no one could be more distinguished and a more thoughtful person to discuss these matters than general odierno, who is a friend of brookings and the broader defense community for a long time, and he has been a distinguished servant in our nation's military and defense throughout that time. he took the fourth infantry division to iraq and presided over its operation, directed its operations in the first year of the iraq war. then he returned as the mult
dad and i miss him very much. he used to spend a lot of time with us, and he's just the love of my heart. >> the family had lunch together and the school cafeteria and first time they've seen their dad in eight months and it's been five years when the turtle was able to swim again thanks to prosthetic fins made from rubber, and from material from driving wet suits. she lost the fins in a shark attack. and the fins they see, 27 pair and researchers won't give up giving. and that's all for me here in washington. america's news headquarters rolls on with kelly wright and molly line. and don't miss tomorrow, chris wallace with rand paul on tea party politics and senator lindsey graham vowed to hold up the hagel nomination and chris will ask him in that in an exclusive interview. check your local listing for time and channel. appreciate you watching. >> a fox news alert. a massive relief effort is underway following that devastating meteor strike in russia crews racing to replace thousands of windows and volunteers distributing warm clothes. the shock wave where the high temperature ba
of the possible sequestration, the u.s. navy, cancelling the deployment of some other ships, cancelling some maintenance and pushing back some of the civilian contracts that they had signed. they say this is really just the tip of the iceberg, and down the road you could see a reduction in personnel. you could see training dramatically cut back in a lot of areas. >> chris, if these cuts do go into effect, they will be immediately felt or will be felt in the month his to come? >> reporter: this is going to be the toughest year, because critics will say look, once you get into year three, four and five, then the military will be able to dig in, cancel maybe some of the big contracts so that they can spread out the hurt a little more. the issue here is that pay and benefits take up about a third of the budget. you can't touch that with sequestration. also off limits are the wounded warrior program. they're not going to affect afghanistan that much. so to pull to make the cuts is smaller. and in a limited amount of time, you know, nine months left in a year, six months left in the fiscal year, t
's tax season and while many of us may have to pay up this year, the social media site, facebook, is reportedly getting a ton of cash back from the government. peter doocy live with the details now. peter? >> doug, folks all around the world use facebook for free. but that company still manages to make a lot of money, about $1.1 billion in profit just last year, just here in the united states. they didn't pay any federal income tax or state income tax in 2012. in fact, they'll get a refund of $429 million because of one tax deduction. for executive stock options. >> employees cashed in the stock options and at that point, there was a tax deduction for the company. because even though it didn't cost facebook a nickel, the government treats as wages and they get a deduction for it. >> just this week, president obama said congress should get rid of tax breaks like this one. >> save hundreds of billions of dollars by getting rid of tax loopholes and deductions for the well off and the well connected. >> president obama has benefited tremendously from his popularity on social media an
, an explosion ripping through a u.s. battleship and put our nation on the path to war. it was a quiet night in havana harbor where the uss maine was stationed while cuba fought for its independence from spain. as most of the crew was sound asleep, a huge blast tore right through the hull and sank that ship. hundreds of helpless sailors still inside. americans immediately blamed spain and within months, our troops were headed in battle. the spanish-american war. later investigators suggested that the coal on board spontaneously ignited and spain was not to blame. but a deadly blast helped shape its history 115 years ago today. that does it for this fox report on a friday. have a terrific weekend. i'm bill hemmer in tonight for shepard smith. we'll see you on monday. "the factor" starts now >> bill: "the o'reilly factor" is on. tonight -- >> it was really intense. just because nobody really knew what was going on. you could hear the screams of babies and mothers. i could hear them saying, remember i love you. remember i love you. >> it was bad. it got worse. it wasn't a vacation anymore. it w
this week. thank you for joining us. remember, you can weigh in on all the topics we discussed on twitter. be sure to sound off. remember, while you work hard, pay your taxes, struggle to put food on the table. lawmakers in dc are cash not guilty and that's got to stop of the i'll see you on "the five" week days at 5:00 p.m. eastern. have a great day, everybody. >>> a bad weekend for facebook. the popular social media site gets hacked just shortly after word breaks that they paid no income taxes last year and we'll get a hefty refund. find out how much money the company is getting back. >>> a major clean-up in russia after a meteor blew out thousands of windows and injured 1200 people. could more fire balls be coming our way? we'll ask bill nye, the science guy. and count down to cuts. heated hearings on the hill this week on the impact of the looming mandatory defense cuts. we'll hear from both sides of the aisle will whether there is time to stop sequestration. i'm doug mckelway, america's news headquarters live from the nation's capitol starts right now. >>> it's tax season and while m
? >> let us not be deceived. nixon, bush, obama, they're war criminals. >> and a huge rift among liberals as the president takes fire from his base over his controversial drone policy. we'll have a debate. caution. you're about to enter the no spin zone because the spin stops here. "the factor" begins right now. >> hi. i'm juan williams in for bill o'reilly. thanks for watching us tonight. let's get right to our top story. the future of carnival cruise lines and the thousands of passengers who may be considering what the company owes them after their cruise from hell. the massive ship triumph 14 stories tall finally returned to port last night carrying more than 4,000 guests and crew members who have incredible stories to tell. they had been planning to go from galveston to cozumel, but ended up stranded at sea for five days with overflowing toilets, food shortages, and foul odors. an engine fire turned their dream vacation into nightmares. >> it was really rough. it was bad. it was like post-natural disaster, but stuck on a boat with 3200 other people. >> the sewage would spill over. so
you think congress should consider a proposal and vote? be prepared to tell us why or why not. here are the numbers. 202-585-3881 for republicans. 202-585-3880 for democrats. you can always send us e-mail. "the chicago tribune" picked up the story, talking about a wide range of issues. gun violence is the main topic of the speech. the reporter says -- part of the speeches today look to congress and what they should do. here is what he had to say. gu[video clip] >> ivory -- i recognize not everybody has to agree with our issues. different from upstate and downstate illinois. these proposals deserve a vote in congress. they deserve a vote. [applause] and i want to thank those members of congress who are working together in a serious way to try to address this issue. host: playing off of that repeated phrase, that is the question we propose to you, whether you think they deserve a vote. whether you do or don't, you could call on the lines that represent you. we have put this on twitter as well. facebook 2. we had about 20 responses when we first started the program. here are a couple o
consequences for the u.s. army. word now that soldiers in afghanistan could be forced to sever longer tours while 200,000 other soldiers could be cut from active duty service. i'm molly line in for jamie co colby. welcome to america's news headquarters. >> kelly: i'm kelly wright. in addition to the 80,000 troops already scheduled to be cut the next years. and the u.s. chief of staff says he's worried that such a huge reduction could send the wrong message to america's adversaries. >> we'll have to make a decision somewhere along the line to extend those already there or send people there that are not ready and i choose not to send people there that will not be ready. >> kelly: national correspondent steve centanni is live with more details about this. steve, a lot of people are quite concerned about this as relates to national security of course. >> absolutely, a dire warning from the army chief of staff about the military readiness. if the huge military budget cuts that take place, now, they're contained in the sequester actually take effect. >> and for example, we'll curtail training for
as you can see flipped over. it rolled several times, firefighters had to use the jaws of life to rescue the driver. >> i heard a screech and like a boom and we came running over to make sure everything was all right. there was a guy pulling people out of the car. >> investigators believe the driver was going to fast for the conditions. the kids taken to three hospitals and some had significant injuries. >> last night's streak of light, that flashed in the sky over the bay area was not connected to a couple of earlier events. >> see that? >> what was that? >> that's the surprise reaction from a person on southbound 280 just before eight last night. they posted this dash cam video on youtube. the light is right there. others describe it as a flare. something very breathtaking and scary at the same time. >> and i was sitting on the chair in the backyard and i was looking in the sky and i seen like a blue -- a blue streak from the sky coming down. i thought it was a firework. >> some say they believe that the fire ball came from a passing meteor. >>> the russian government is sizing
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. >> it is because television. >> hold it eleanor. >> the spectacle has lost a lot of the drama and dignity it used to have. he walks down that aisle and gets slaps and high fives. they should have had beyonce doing her number midway through it. >> every other president has walked down that aisle and i don't recall you complaining about it. >> it has lost dignity. >> ike and fdr didn't look like that. >> it is an american tradition and the fact the numbers were down is partly because people don't watch television like they used to. >> eleanor, how were obama's kneels son ratings -- neilsen ratings, the second lowest since they began taking measurement in 1993. the lowest since 2000 when bill you clinton's last drew an audience of 931.5 million. >> i think neilsen should start rating some of the social media sites and look at the exchanges between people who watched it. the american people who watched that and pick up portions that have, here our president is addressing concerns in their lives. i agree the big topics like the eu trade pac that is very important. but i don't think people in the count
fellow soldiers boarded a convoy to embark on the first ever u.s. army coast-to-coast motor transport train averaging a mere 5 miles per hour, it took the caravan two months to reach san francisco, driving along the local lanes and the state roads, but they were in such disrepair that the soldiers had to fix 88 bridges themselves just to complete the journey. years later, that same young soldier, dwight d. eisenhower, found himself again on the road, but this time as a general commanding the allied forces in world war ii. along the pristine freshly built roads of the german autobon. troops and eisenhower took full advantage of the roads built by nazi germany and using them to defeat the axis forces, and the super highway left a lasting impression on the general and one that would grow into the grand plan once he became president. even before the election, he envisioned a national highway system 40 miles long that would be quote as necessary to defense as it is to the national economy and the personal safety. as president, eisenhower set out to gather national support complete with a m
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. as always, thank you for being with us. let not your heart be troubled. the news continues. with will see you back should doing this be illegal? [ laughter ] >> walking and texting. new measures to reign in texting while walking through crosswalks. is that a good idea or too much government? >> he bumps into me all the time. >> he bumps into poles. >> "fox & friends" begins right now. >> hey, this is mike roe from dirty jobs. you are watching "fox & friends," cleanest people i have seen in ages. [rooster crowing] >> must be watching this show. papers everywhere. >> good morning, everybody. great to be with you guys. i feel like i haven't seen you for a long time. >> i was traveling. anyways, the holidays, did that just happen? >> i guess so. maybe that's the problem. >> nice to see you, tucker. >> good morning. >> we have a lot coming up this morning a primal workout. alisyn on all fours making a tiger. is that right? >> wow! >> that's what i hear. they tell me i'm going to be acting like some sort of wild beast. >> is that in your contract, alisyn? >> thank you, tucker. thank you. >> i'm
, that is it for us tonight. coming up next week, the ways and means an intelligence committee member, congressman dennis nunes of california. john silva joins us to talk about his runaway markets, and chris stirewalt will straighten out as much of my political thinking as he can. thank you for joining us over this weekend. we hope you have a wonderful weekend. good night from new york. neil: this was the week we dodged an asteroid. and maybe a bear. >> welcome to my neil cavuto. so much for that pain in the asteroid. it might have scared us, but that never there are companies willing to plunk down big bucks on at least two big punches, one of the earth would not be destroyed and two, that being the case, putting some cash to work work right now. a wad of cash. about $50 billion of cash since january. that includes the $23 billion that dell is planning to take itself private. the $28 billion that warren buffett is forking over for h.j. heinz, and the 11 billion-dollar merger between amr and u.s. airways. and i'm not including anheuser-busch more than big numbers and big deals. a big question. why
," and last week's "time" magazine cover carried the same title, and, of course, the administration's use of drones for targeting terrorists to con cronet our war on terrorism has come to be a central issue in the confirmation hearing of the proposed cia directer, the nominee, john brennan. however, privacy issues and military applications of uas beyond the scope of this hearing. i use the term "unmanned aircraft systems" or usa instead of uas or drones because it is a more complete term. uas are complex systems made up of not just aircraft, but as well as supporting ground, air, and communications infrastructure. uas comes in a variety of shapes and sizes and carries out a wide range of missions. aviation has come a long way in a relatively short period of time thanks to american innovation and i think newty. the list of pioneers in aviation and aerospace is very long. you may not know the details of the achievement, but i'm shore you know names like cesna, james mcdonald and donald douglas, howard hughes, william boeing, charles limbburg, kelly johnson just to name a few. the next steps
to reason .org and all you have to do is pay us a lot of money and you can go on a boat with us for a week. >> very libertarian. recommend he, how was -- remi, how was your birthday? >> thank you, for asking and thank you for being nice on my birthday. i will be on the newschannel in the 4:00 hour. >> speaking of tuning in, joe you have a big taping coming up, what is it? >> i am sapping a new half hour special for comedy central, february 2 sickth. it is at the boston at the royal. go to the blacklist nyc.com/cc boston. >> the blacklist. important. back to you, andy. >> thanks, tom. thanks also to remi spencer, bill schulz, joe derosa, matt welch. that does it for me. see you monday. factor" starts w >> bill: "the o'reilly factor" is on. tonight -- >> it was really intense. just because nobody really knew what was going on. you could hear the screams of babies and mothers. i could hear them saying, remember i love you. remember i love you. >> it was bad. it got worse. it wasn't a vacation anymore. it was like survival mode. >> bill: passengers telling horror stories about that stranded ca
are talking about the divisions that cause people to start thinking like enemies, still very much with us. [applause] >> i want to thank taylor branch for being with us tonight. he will be signing books in the library. i want to thank the livingston foundation for sponsoring this lecture and it anybody in california is listening please -- we could really use it. thank you very much. [applause] >> for more information visit the author's website taylor branch.com. >> to take booktv is in savannah, ga. for live coverage of the savannah book festival starting at 10:15 eastern with nobel prize winner and former vice president al gore on the future. 11:thirty-fourth and eighty psychologist heidi squire craft on rule number 2, lessons i've learned in a combat hospital. at 1:30 cnn's chief washington correspondent jake tamper on the war in afghanistan from the outpost. 2:45 presidential historian kevin thomas on ike's glove. at 4:00 pillage a prize-winning historian gerri willis asks why priests. the savannah book festival part of three days of booktv this president's day weekend on c-span2. >> n
. in fact, we're seeing rain tonight and some areas are getting snow. thanks for joining us tonight. i'm shawn yancy. >> i'm brian bolter. down to gary mcgrady we go monitoring the very latest updates. >> thanks, guys. cold front is coming through. ahead of that some showers and some snow. we're not worrying about any lakes with this particular outbreak of snow -- accumulation with this particular outbreak of snow. let's go to sentinel radar. most of this is green even though i've gotten a few reports around leesburg there was some snow, out along 81 some snow and this is all moving west to east at a pretty good clip. there's snow now farther north, but you have to really go up to the north, northern montgomery county up into carroll county. that's where we're seeing snow now. the bigger picture, you can see there's an end to this, a little light snow farther to the west and way out in texas and dropping down into oklahoma, that is the storm that potentially develops for tomorrow that may bring us a little bit more snow, lot of cold air in place tomorrow and tomorrow afternoon. as we h
cash, i'd like to see the stores offer me a discount for using cash. all hidden fees should be done away with. harry from florida says women have been flying combat aircraft for many years. but of the cells or maria and the ground, no, they cannot carry the equipment required for ground combat. also, the male members will focus on protecting the female. it is just human nature. we love hearing from you. send me an e-ma. finally, loves to talk about new york city mayor michael bloomberg. he is finally, yes, finally getting his state of the study, the last one. and in a speech he made this announcement. >> right now of those arrested for possessing small amounts of marijuana are often held in custody overnight. we're changing that. effective next month, anyone presenting an id and clearing a warrant check will be released directly from the precinct with up appearance ticket to return to court. [applause] it is consistent with the law. it is the right thing to do, and it will allow us to target police resources where they're needed the most. gerri: is that not crazy? at me get it strai
have on the u.s. military. army officials say across the board cuts would force them to increase tour lengths for soldiers deployed in afghanistan next year and could put our national security at risk. hello welcome to a brand-new hour inside america's news head headquarters. >> kelly: i'm kelly wright. they say tours would have to be extended because the cuts would limit them to train brigades to replace them. listen. >> in my opinion, sequestration is not in the best interests of our national security. it will place an unreasonable burden on the shoulders of our scattered showers and civilians. we will not be able to execute the department of defense strategic guidance as we developed last year. i understand the seriousness of our country's fiscal situation. we have and we will continue to do our part, but the significance of these budget reductions will directly impact to sustain readiness today and into the future. >> kelly: live in washington with more details about this. steve, it sounds ominous to our national security. >> reporter: that is right. pentagon has been putting out
. howard, will you dot honors? [applause] >> u.s. senator, vice president of the united states, nobel peace prize recipient, as cor winner, best selling author, any one of these superlatives alone would be enough to suggest that our next speaker is a force with which to be reckoned, but when combined into one individual, it is evident that al gore is a force of nature. he is always been on the leading edge of promoting the internet as a tool for greater communication, of climate change as one of the greatest perils of our time, and in his latest book, "the future," of the key medical technological, and philosophical drivers checking our world. ever the big picture thinker, al gore explores how we may harness these epic change agents for the good. although his public professionalized had it not been without controversy, his record of accomplishments speak to the life lived on the precipice of passion, purpose, and possibility. on behalf of the savannah book festival, it is by great honor to introduce to all of you al gore. [applause] [cheers and applause] >> thank you very much, thank you. t
hearings on the birth certificate of the president, or something more compelling than us needing a defense secretary, than having 66,000 americans deployed in war. that does it for us. we'll see you back here monday, monday night for the premier of the documentary, "hubris, the selling of the iraq war". that does it for us. brand-new documentary, "hubris:selling the iraq war." good night. >>> cruising for a bruising. let's play hardball. >>> good evening. i'm chris matthews in washington. let me start tonight with this. as butch cassidy once asked "who are these guys," what a ratty bunch. they spend days holed up and bring down the president. they only have nasty words to spew about the people running it or hoping to. john mccain who's served the country so admirably has been angry. he's been saying enough of this when new allies gets out of hand. a combat vet at that. but the viciousness is something we haven't seen before because of its come by inbound nation of mccarthyism and weird connectedness, attacking chuck hagel because no one will give us info about the benghazi situation even t
, the army informs us if sequestration continues through the end of the fiscal year, two-thirds of it brigade combat teams will fall below their acceptable levels. air force will experience decline in the air drop and refueling capability. the strike groups will not be ready for scheduled doe employments for later this year, resulting in negative impact on moral and retention. by the end of the summer, the department of defense says it will be unable to pay its bills and be in a position to deny service to military members' families and retirees. there are bipartisan solutions to both to continuing solution problem and the sequester threat. we cannot afford to look the other way and pretend there isn't a huge, looming problem. a year-long c.r. and sequestration will undermine the national defense. the danger of the international situation is highlighted again yesterday when north korea had a very provocative nuclear test. we cannot allow these actions of sequestration and a year-long c.r. to occur in the middle of this kind of a world. it will create a huge problem for our men and women in un
on your screen as being the best? news4's tisha thompson shows us why some businesses say it's all about the money. >> reporter: customer review sites offering honest to goodness opinions written by real customers, including the good, the bad, and the ugly. but how big a part does money play? >> i'm a firm believer that, you know, you have to earn where you rank. >> rami is the owner of a plumbing company in sterling, virginia. >> everything i check sd pretty positive reviews. >> reporter: he znts understand why angie's list places his company eight pages in below companies with lower grades until he got a call from angie's list asking him to advertise on their site. >> it was in excess of $50,000 to be ranked above companies that had lower rankings than we did. >> no company can pay to be on angie's list. >> reporter: the founder angie hicks says it's true, advertisers get better placement on the website. but, she says, they have to make the grade. >> only "a" or "b" rated companies are eligible to advertise, and that's all for a discount to our members. >> reporter: that discount is th
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district with seniors and anglos and latinos all of us together. and what i'm excited to do is learn about the deepest fabric of that district and try and >> the number one priority i have is to help people feel that sense of economic security by creating jobs and creating a climate where jobs c flourish. so ensuring that high wage, high tech jobs come to our district, that they stay in our district and that we have an educated work force that is ready to take advantage of those jobs that we have tomorrow. >> i come from a large family that is very supportive. i was very fortunate growing up in a large family where all of us, because my mother and father understood the value of education. somewhat nontraditional that all of us have advanced degrees, we were able to go to college i'm a public school product, i'm very proud of that. i was always taught that it was never about me but it was about making a difference. >> and she's tried to make a difference by working in government, in the private sector and in academia as a senior vice president at ohio state university. >> i've had opportuni
much for that pain in the asteroid. it might have scared us, but that never there are companies willing to plunk down big bucks on at least two big punches, one of the earth would not be destroyed and two, that being the case, putting some cash to work work right now. a wad of cash. about $50 billion of cash since january. that includes the $23 billion that dell is planning to take itself private. the $28 billion that warren buffett is forking over for h.j. heinz, and the 11 billion-dollar merger between amr and u.s. airways. and i'm not including anheuser-busch more than big numbers and big deals. a big question. why is all this happening right now? why in an environment where taxes are going up a lot, why are we back to the deals with the likes of which we haven't seen since those lazy and hazy, much lower tax rate of 2005? well, it could be that companies simply have no else where else to put their cash or maybe it is all part of a big bunker mentality. too risky to start something new. so they are just buying out arrival or twotheir own business. the deals are back. usually that is
to be pa part of the process. it's up to us to make sure that we're proud of our process to include them. >> thank you, maureen. and ill think that is the challenge that the president gave today. i think that's the challenge. the president said he's going to target 20 cities. but we are, where ever we are, must become part of the solution or are we a part of the problem? we need people as maureen forte has said, from the bottom up that where the laws are there, where other things are there, that is fine. but we need to all be part of change in the mentality, change in the thoughts, changing the dreams. of young people to understand gun violence and destruction is not something they have to live with. they can be something no matter what their background. no matter what their circumstance. we all have to put our shoulder to the wheel. there's been 1833 people killed since newtown. we all have to be committed, not just look to the white house. he's got to start in your house and my house. thanks for watching. i'm a.m. sharpton. have a great weekend. "hardball" starts right now. >>> cruisin
sequester scare tactics tonight. it's all a lot of bunk. first they told us budget cuts would hurt the recovery. then they told us they would compromise border security. now attorney general eric holder urns warns we could see crime running rampant in the streets. and finally, nancy pelosi says these budget cuts are like a childish tantrum. >> it's frivolous. it's irresponsible. it's immature. and it is not in the interest of growing the economy of our country. >> okay. fine. but you know what? it doesn't really matter what they say because the sequester is going through in two weeks. trust me on that. and we have crunched the numbers, and the sequester only cuts 1.2% of the spending for the whole year. that's it. 1.2%. but guess what? cutting the growth of government spending will help this economy, not hurt it. "the kudlow report" begins right now. of. >>> and we have a very special on-set group with us tonight. i am totally surrounded. it is ladies' anytime. we have "time" magazine's ra rana faruhar, reason magazine's kathy mangle ward, katie burk, and hollywood star and town ha
is starting to return. >> reporter: sure, the u.s. economy may be outperforming most other developed nations. but some investment strategists see good opportunities in the weakest parts the world like europe. >> although growth is still negative, we do believe that this year will be that tipping point where growth returns positive. and things are getting progressively just a little less bad. >> reporter: he recommends buying the stocks of big european companies that get much of their revenues outside the region. >> you've got a lot of companies based in these countries which sell to the emerging markets and that growing consumer within the emerging markets. i think you're seeing a lot of >> reporter: but others have a country specific approach. wells fargo advisors has norway as a top pick. >> not only is it a country with relatively low debt and a good credit standing, but it's also a country that's the 15th largest oil exporter in the world. and we think oil prices will continue to edge higher here. >> reporter: but, remember, even if you just buy stocks of big american companies, you like
. that and more tonight on "n.b.r." investors spent much of this week focused on the u.s. market with major market indexes hitting five-year highs. but now the spotlight is shifting overseas. g-20 finance ministers and central bankers are meeting in moscow over the weekend. they will be debating the need for austerity, versus the need to spur growth. no one expects a quick turnaround for the european economy, which has been mired in recession. but as erika miller reports, that may make now a good time to invest. >> reporter: it would makes sense that american investors would be loading up on u.s. stocks with the market here doing so well. but they're not. last week, investors in stock mutual funds put virtually all their cash in international markets. more than $3 billion went into funds holding international stocks. by comparison, mutual funds holding u.s. stocks suffered their first outflows of the year. investment advisors say small investors may be on to something. >> international investing has had a bad reputation over the last couple of years had a bad experience, people have taken money ou
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